History of Ed Trust Actions on Other K-12 Efforts

Recent Actions

  • May 6, 2014: The Education Trust penned a letter in support of H.R. 4366, the Strengthening Education through Research Act, to reauthorize the Education Sciences Reform Act.
  • March 4, 2014: To increase the number of children starting the day with this important meal, five of the nation’s leading education organizations and the Food Research and Action Center (FRAC) announced today their support for greater participation in the School Breakfast Program so that all kids have the resources they need to be successful.
  • December 4, 2013: The Ed Trust signed onto a letter from NDD United calling on Congress to use the Budget Conference as an opportunity to replace sequestration with a bipartisan, balanced approach. In the end, we had 470 national organizations representing the breadth of non-defense discretionary programs join in signing the letter.
  • November 12, 2013: The Education Trust, along with a host of other organizations, signed onto a letter opposing any cuts to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). SNAP benefits provide essential resources to our nation’s children, seniors, those looking for work or impacted by natural disasters, and veterans and active duty military personnel.
  • July 15, 2013: The Ed Trust also joined several other organizations in supporting the inclusion of the Fiscal Fairness Act in any ESEA reauthorization bill that reaches the House floor.
  • April 9, 2013: In response to increasing gun violence in schools and communities across the country, Ed Trust sent a letter to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) to support S. 649, the “Safe Communities, Safe Schools Act of 2013,” which seeks to curb gun violence.
  • March 2013: The Ed Trust joined several other organizations in supporting the Fiscal Fairness Act, introduced in the Senate by Sen. Michael Bennet (D-Colo.) and in the House by Rep. Chaka Fattah (D-Pa.). The Act would close the comparability loophole in Title I of ESEA.